“Upon the subject of education, not presuming to dictate any plan or system respecting it, I can only say that I view it as the most important subject which we as a people can be engaged in.” Abraham Lincoln



Internships at Sun Gate Foundation affords the opportunity to motivated individuals who has the desire to expand their knowledge and skills in a professional, non-profit environment, which specializes in educational funding and support for human trafficking survivors. Sun Gate interns are undergraduate/graduate students whose desire to impact the lives of the community is as strong as their desire to succeed.  One will not only be educated on the issues and governance of human trafficking that has plagued our nation, but he/she will provide direct contribution in nonprofit management to assist our CEO and development associate in making a difference in the lives of survivors nationwide.

Internships are virtual and last three months or one full semester (exceptions can be made). Interns are asked to commit between 15 and 30 hours per week. Hours offer some flexibility, depending on program and course requirements. Course credit is available and all internships are unpaid.

Intern responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Communications
  • Public relations
  • Research
  • Program development and expansion
  • Create social media content
  • General administrative duties and projects as assigned


  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and time management skills
  • An enthusiastic and positive attitude
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Highly organized and detailed-oriented
  • Competent with the use of Microsoft Office

Interns have the opportunity to take part in local events in the anti-trafficking community to network with leading professionals.

Internship Applications

To apply for an internship with Sun Gate Foundation, please submit the following information:

  • Cover Letter: state your goals for an internship with Sun Gate Foundation, and specifically answer each of the following questions:
    • What is your experience with the issues of human trafficking or non-profit management?
    • How would working with Sun Gate Foundation assist in the advancement of your professional career, and what do you hope to gain from your experience?
    • What relevant skills do you have? (Please especially note if you have research design, organizational, language, and/or computer skills.)
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Recommendation Letter: please include one professional or academic recommendation letter and the contact information for your reference.

Available Internship Positions: 

  1. Communications Intern
  2. Administrative Intern